Journal article

Human skin interactive self-powered wearable piezoelectric bio-e-skin by electrospun poly-L-lactic acid nanofibers for non-invasive physiological signal monitoring

Ayesha Sultana, Sujoy Kumar Ghosh, Vitor Sencadas, Tian Zheng, Michael J Higgins, Tapas Ranjan Middya, Dipankar Mandal

Journal of Materials Chemistry B | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2017


An electrospun PLLA fiber based flexible, piezoelectric bio-e-skin that can detect human physiological signals is presented.

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Science and Engineering Research Board, Govt. of India

Awarded by UGC

Awarded by DST, Govt. of India

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB/1759/2014-15), Govt. of India. Ayesha Sultana is supported by Maulana Azad National Fellowship (F1-17.1/2015-16/MANF-2015-17-WES-53885/(SA-III/Website)) from UGC. Authors are also thankful for instrumental facilities developed by DST, Govt. of India under FIST-II programme and for awarding INSPIRE fellowship (IF130865) to Mr Sujoy Kumar Ghosh. Authors are also thankful to Mr Md Mehebub Alam for his fruitful suggestion on piezoelectricity of PLLA.